We want your London Marathon stories

Let us know your marathon stories. Picture: PA

Let us know your marathon stories. Picture: PA - Credit: EMPICS Sports Photo Agency

Thousands of people will take part in the London Marathon for thousands of different reasons.

Ahead of the race this month, the Gazette wants to hear from Hackney’s runners on the stories behind their 26.1 mile challenge.

Anyone who is taking part on April 24, or knows someone who is, can call 020 8477 3969 or email sam.gelder@archant.co.uk.

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